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"After many years seeing and reading about the Israel-Palestine conflict in the media and not quite understanding what it was about I decided to do some research. This book is perfect for that goal. It has a short question-answer format which clarifies the main points around this issue. It looks at the historical context, reasons behind the dispute, possible solutions and failed peace plans, other major countries involved in the dispute and future plans to resolve the conflict. It is very clearly written and leaves you with a greater understanding of this complex and on-going dispute. I'd highly recommend this for those who wish to know more about Israel-Palestine and middle east conflict." - Amazon Customer Review (5 Stars).

To gain an understanding of the Israel-Palestine conflict you need to know the answers to some basic and fundamental questions. “What are the occupied territories?”, “Who are the Palestinians?”, “What does Israel want?”. With straightforward language, Phyllis Bennis answers all the questions on the history of this long-standing and complex conflict and its current pivotal position in global politics.

Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Six Days War she also answers some of the most difficult questions regarding the way forward to peace.

About the Author: Phyllis Bennis is a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington and Director of its New Internationalism Program. She is also a Fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Her areas include US unilateralism and empire, the Middle East (particularly Israel-Palestine and Iraq), and US-UN relations. She is author of Challenging Empire: People, Governments and the UN Defy US Power, _Calling the Shots: How Washington Dominates Today’s UN, and Before & After: US Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism.

Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 180 x 110mm
Page extent: 196 pages
Publication date: June 2007
ISBN-13: 978-1-904456-74-2

Date added: May 10, 2007

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